Anthony Anderson Biography

Anthony Anderson is an actor, comedian, writer, and game show host from the United States of America. He is known for his leading roles in drama series K-Ville, The Shield, and NYPD Detective Kevin Bernard on Law & Order. He had major roles in feature films such as Me, Myself & Irene (2000), Kangaroo Jack (2003), Agent Cody Banks 2: Destination London (2004), The Departed (2006), Transformers (2007), and Scream 4 (2011).

Anthony Anderson Career

He is famously known for starring in several TV series. He has starred in his own short-lived sitcom, All About the Andersons, as well as the ABC sitcom Black-ish and the Fox sitcom The Bernie Mac Show during its fifth and final season. He is known for his leading roles in drama series K-Ville, The Shield, and NYPD Detective Kevin Bernard on Law & Order.

He has also been performing as an actor and in comedic roles, for many years. Among his more prominent feature films are: Kangaroo Jack which was one of his first films as a leading actor, My Baby’s Daddy, Hustle & Flow, Agent Cody Banks 2: Destination London and King’s Ransom which, to date, is his only starring role. Anderson had a small role in the Academy Award-winning Martin Scorsese film The Departed. In June 2010, he was cast in a minor role in Scream 4.

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He stars in and produces the hit ABC series, Black-ish, together with Laurence Fishburne and Tracee Ellis Ross. He was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series for this role. His past television work includes a lead role in the teen series Hang Time as Teddy Broadis.

In 2013, he signed to host the celebrity-driven, family game show called Wall of Fame produced by Endemol USA for NBC where one family attempted to answer pop culture trivia questions while also guessing whether members of the celebrity “Wall of Fame” delivered the correct answers to those same questions. Eight one-hour episodes were taped at the time, however, the series was never aired later on.

Anthony Anderson Age

He was born on August 15, 1970, in Compton, California, U.S. He is 49 years old as of 2019.

Anthony Anderson Family

He was born in Compton, California to Sterling Bowman and Doris Hancox. His mother, Doris was a telephone operator and actress, and his stepfather, Sterling Bowman, was a native of Little Rock, Arkansas, who moved to Los Angeles to work in the steel mill industry before opening a chain of three clothing stores. Anthony has a half brother named Derrick Bowman.

Anthony Anderson Children

He has two children namely Kyra Anderson and Nathan Anderson.

Anthony Anderson Wife

He is married to Alvina Stewart in 1999 and they have two children.

Anthony Anderson Net worth

He is an American actor, comedian, writer, and game show host who has an estimated net worth of $25 million dollars.

Anthony Anderson Height

He stands at a height of 1.78 meters.

Anthony Anderson Sexual Assault allegations

She was accused of raping a 25-year-old extra in a trailer on the film set of Hustle & Flow on July 27, 2004. The alleged victim accused Anderson and assistant director Wayne Witherspoon of forcibly removing her clothing, photographing her naked body, and digitally penetrating her.

There was a witness claimed to have heard the alleged victim’s screams and to have seen her run naked from the trailer, and she was treated at St. Francis Hospital. The charges were dropped on October 6, 2004, because the judge ruled that there was no probable cause to try the case.

He was then sued for sexual assault in September 2004 by another woman who claimed that Anderson made sexually suggestive remarks and then assaulted her in his dressing room on the set of All About the Andersons.

On July 20, 2018, it was revealed that he is being investigated by the Los Angeles Police Department for another sexual assault allegation. On September 4, the Los Angeles District Attorney’s Office announced that it would not be filing charges against Anderson due to a lack of evidence.

Anthony Anderson Black-ish

Black-ish is an American sitcom television series created by Kenya Barris. It premiered on September 24, 2014, and has run for six seasons on ABC. Black-ish follows an upper middle class African-American family led by Andre ‘Dre’ Johnson (Anthony Anderson) and Rainbow Johnson (Tracee Ellis Ross).

The show revolves around the family’s lives, as they juggle several personal and sociopolitical issues. The show features characters Zoey Johnson (Yara Shahidi), Andre Johnson, Jr. (Marcus Scribner), Jack Johnson (Miles Brown), and Diane Johnson (Marsai Martin).

Anthony Anderson Kangaroo Jack

Kangaroo Jack is a 2003 comedy film from Warner Bros., written by Steve Bing, Barry O’Brien and Scott Rosenberg, directed by David McNally, produced by Jerry Bruckheimer with music by Trevor Rabin and starring Jerry O’Connell, Anthony Anderson, Christopher Walken, Michael Shannon, and Estella Warren, with Adam Garcia in an uncredited role as Kangaroo Jack. Kangaroo Jack was theatrically released on January 17, 2003.

Anthony Anderson Video games

  • Scarface: The World Is Yours
  • Def Jam: Icon
  • Diablo III

Anthony Anderson Awards

  • NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actor in a Comedy Series 2020, 2019, 2018, … · Black-ish
  • Satellite Award for Best Ensemble – Motion Picture 2006 · The Departed
  • Black Movie Award for Outstanding Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role 2005 · Hustle & Flow
  • National Board of Review Award for Best Cast 2006 · The Departed

Anthony Anderson Weight loss

He under went a weight loss of 47 pounds. Before he went to lose weight he had a stunning weight of 270 pounds. He is living with diabetes. He started eating balanced diet soon after he was diagonised with diabetes 13 years ago.

Anthony Anderson Movies

  • Black-ish
  • Kangaroo Jack
  • Romeo Must Die
  • Beats 2019
  • Scary Movie 3
  • Cradle 2 the Grave
  • Barbershop 2002
  • Transformers 2007
  • Me, Myself and Irene
  • Exit Wounds
  • The Departed
  • Agent Cody Banks 2: Destination London
  • Hustle and Flow
  • Malibu’s Most Wanted
  • Barbershop: The Next Cut
  • Scary Movie 4
  • My Baby’s Daddy
  • Life 1999
  • See Spot Run
  • King’s Ransom
  • Harold and Kumar
  • Two Can Play That Game
  • Ferdinand
  • The Back-up Plan
  • Scream 4
  • Hoodwinked!
  • Kingdom Come 2001
  • A Turtle’s Tale: Sammy’s Adventures
  • Hot Bot

Anthony Anderson TV Shows

  • Black-ish
  • To Tell the Truth
  • Law & Order
  • Hang Time
  • bernie mac show
  • All About the Andersons
  • The Shield
  • Guys with Kids
  • Live in Front of a Studio Audience
  • K-Ville
  • Dear Mama Television show
  • Carnival Cravings
  • Animal Nation With Anthony Anderson
  • Anacostia (web series)
  • Eating America with Anthony Anderson
  • Black Poker Stars Invitational
  • Centric’s Comedy All-Stars
  • Matumbo Goldberg
  • Golf In America
  • Saving Our Selves
  • Anthony Eats America
  • 2018 NBA Awards Television show

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